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New IFMA research advisory committee focuses on the future of FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has created a new Research Advisory Committee to help reshape the built environment through a future-oriented research agenda. This international panel of multidisciplinary subject matter experts will reshape the built environment to improve both ...

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EMCOR UK first organisation to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme

EMCOR UK has become the first organisation globally to be certified against BSI’s new scheme which is based on the international standard ISO 45003 – the first global standard providing practical guidance on managing psychological health and safety in the ...

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UK FM sector not doing enough about planetary and personal wellbeing

The FM sector is not taking a strategic approach or taking enough specific action to address its responsibilities towards the wellbeing being of individuals and the planet as a whole, argues VINCI Facilities in its latest white paper report. VINCI ...

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Willmott Dixon to plant 100,000 trees over the next decade

As part of its ambition to deliver environmental net gain, through its sustainability strategy ‘Now or Never. Our decisive decade’, Willmott Dixon has pledged to plant 10,000 trees a year over the next decade. The approach will see both Willmott ...

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Churchill appoints employee wellbeing, diversity and inclusivity manager

The Churchill Group has appointed Charlene Gachette as Employee Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusivity Manager. Gachette’s core responsibilities will include developing Churchill’s wellbeing, diversity and inclusion (WDI) programme, the management of WDI suppliers and ensuring that Churchill offers an array of ...

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Home to office

Rebecca Fairfield, Head of Key Accounts at BRITA VIVREAU shares some of the key findings of recent research on the return to the office, including top tips for boosting staff morale and wellbeing As we enter the Autumn, the majority ...

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Businesses report employee mental health support has improved

New research by workplace expert, Acas, has found that more than a third of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask businesses in Britain about whether ...

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BaxterStorey launches Hapi app 

The independent hospitality food service provider has launched a wellbeing and engagement app designed to support its UK-wide workforce. The Hapi app, which was piloted during the pandemic period to provide better support to team members, aims to improve employee ...

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Webinar: The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future

FMJ has teamed up with global water filtration and dispenser brand, BRITA VIVREAU, to host a webinar ‘The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future’ on the 22nd September at 11am. Sustainability and employee wellbeing go hand ...

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Hospital senior leaders say staff wellbeing is one of their most pressing priorities

With concerns growing about burn out among health workers brought about by Covid-19; Sodexo Healthcare is championing the use of innovation and technology to help support colleague wellbeing in hospitals. The ongoing pandemic has brought about a phenomenal workload for ...

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